December 5 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Pharma Industry Funds 100s of Drug Clinical Trials in Capital Region

The pharmaceutical industry has started conducting hundreds of clinical trials at Capital Region medical facilities in recent years, and more drug testing is expected as the local Life Sciences Cluster vastly expands with several multimillion-dollar projects. Emerging Clinical Trial Support Assets The pharmaceutical industry funded 342 clinical trials for drug interventions that started between 2014

December 5 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, R&D

Capital Region Academic Life Sciences R&D Surges

R&D spending on life sciences increased by nearly 18 percent to $126.7 million in fiscal 2018. That was a four-year high for local R&D spending in that field, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of new data from the Nation Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. The jump in life sciences R&D

October 30 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, News, R&D

Bioconnex announces the Capital Region Cancer Research New Frontiers Symposium: Cancer Immuno- and Related-Therapies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Capital Region Cancer Research group (CRCR) will sponsor a half-day symposium as part of its CRCR New Frontiers Series, entitled “New strategies and technologies in cancer research.” The event will be held on Nov. 1 at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Gozzo Student Center

September 16 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing

Capital Region Manufacturing Evolution

Area’s Drug Manufacturing Industry Becomes One of the Nation’s Largest The Capital Region’s pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing industry is rapidly becoming the one of the nation’s largest. In the past five years, the five-county Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area’s national ranking for jobs in this industry has climbed to 13th from 20th. Even more, the MSA’s

January 18 2019
Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, News, R&D

Capital Region saw jump in NIH funding

Times Union By: Diego Mendoza-Moyers The Capital Region saw a significant jump in funding for biotech research last year from the  National Institutes of Health — an increase that has allowed several local research projects to flourish into 2019, according to the Albany-based Center for Economic Growth, a regional economic development organization. The NIH directed $62

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